trudgen stroke

noun
trud·​gen stroke | \ ˈtrə-jən- How to pronounce trudgen stroke (audio) \

Definition of trudgen stroke

: a swimming stroke consisting of alternating overarm strokes and a scissors kick

First Known Use of trudgen stroke

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trudgen stroke

John Trudgen †1902 English swimmer

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“Trudgen stroke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trudgen%20stroke. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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